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are paying for all of it. i am consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and coming up at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's ken pritchett will break down thim pact the delay is having in -- down the delay is having here. >> wall street ended the year on a winning note. the dow is up 166 to 13,104., breaking a 5 day losing streak. the nasdaq is up 59 at 3,019. here is what the numbers mean to you. if you invested $10,000 in the dow you would have made more than a 7% profit. the s&p13.5% profit. nasdaq 16%. for that $10,000 investment in the dow $730. $1,340 on the s&p and $1,590 on the nasdaq. >> police are investigating the 46th killing of the year in san jose after a man was shot today. it happened at an apartment complex this afternoon. police received a 911 call that a man with a gun was in the parking garage. when officers arrived they found a man on the ground next to a car. he died at the scene. witnesses told police the victim got into a fight with two other men. >> there was a confrontation. a weapon discharged. we have a couple people detained and we have the weapon involved in custody.
. reporting live in east palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we also just checked with san francisco airport to see if there are any weather related problems there. there are 30 to 90 minute delays mainly involving flights from other west coast low -- locations. we also learned that people lost power because of a transformer failure. >>> a steady light rain most of the day. and then in the last hour and a half the rain really started to calm down. especially in the south bay. look at the showers and rain moving through the peninsula. look at the current situation as we look. you can see oakland through redwood. nothing like we saw just about 10, 15 minutes ago. here's a hot spot out here near milpitas. you're seeing this is heavy rain right in these areas. these cells pretty impressive but i have to tell you what we were going through about an hour ago, 45 minutes ago is really impressive more than what we saw here. evergreen you're starting to clear out. over here by, pardon me by santa clara you're seeing this heavy rain. so you're seeing the widely scattered showers. th
have mess between here and 21st 21st will have more information of course on ktvu.com as well as ktvu five. from now from san francisco. brian flores ktvuhannel news. >> three people including a 12- year-old boy are recovering after two separate shootings last night during the new year's celebration along san francisco's waterfront. what happened at around 11:30 near peer 23. the boy was shot in its foot and man grazed in his hip by a bullet. earlier and less than a mile away another victim was shot in hand. none of the injuries are life threatening, officers say the suspect in both cases got away. a deadly shooting forced authorities to cancel fireworks show there. two people were killed at a sports bar shortly after 9:30 last night. authorities say it started with an argument that turned physical when an employee went to break up the fight, police say the 22-year-old suspect produced a gun and started firing. the employee and another man were killed in the gunfire. a witness described the scene. >> everybody just scattered. everybody just ran towards the big christmas tree towards t
boehner's plan. with no deal in the works you are likely to see a smaller pay check. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us to detail what it will cost taxpayers. >> reporter: indeed, more than a cliff for some. >> reporter: for more and more americans, the fiscal cliff is being viewed as a failure of government. >> they are on vacation, doing whatever they are doing. they don't care. >> i just don't think they will ever come to an agreement. both parties are so far apart that there is no common ground. >> reporter: if you make between 50-60,000 deal, taxes go up $92 per bye-weekly pay check. most employers will wait for the irs and will continue to deduct at the current rate. >> supposed to be pub luck servants and we can't get a compromise going. what is the right term? >> a lot of times it seems you are not being represented. you have interests over riding the people's concerns. that is an example of what happens in congress. >> the lowest income folks' check will shrink by 3%. top earners 6%. that says nothing of loss deductions or other unknowns. >> political parties need to
shielding her children. ktvu's eric rasmussen talked to her today about what doctors are saying. >> reporter: it was a close call but she is expected to make a full recovery. this woman felt no pain when she was shot. we talked to her in the hospital. she was among 100 people who were at that christmas eve service when several butts came through the -- bullets came through the walls. her first instinct was to protect her children. [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: in spanish she said when i saw the bullet i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. she showed us where she was shot. doctors told her the doctors narrowly missed her heart. after three surgeries she is doing well and thanks god she is alive. police say a 17-year-old was also shot outside the church. he is expected to make a full recovery. police are still looking for the shooters and the church does not appear to be the target. she still has another 3-4 days at the hospital before she can go home. tonight in 90 minutes the church will have its first service since the shooting. we will be there and we will
and they have -- to approve something and they have already gone home. they will be back on new year's day. ktvu channel 2 news. >> after years of deficits in california there is finally light at the end of the tunnel but that would change if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with how failure in washington will hurt california. . >> reporter: reaching a deal tonight would be important. people next month make less money so they spend less and within 5 weeks california will see sales tax revenue drop. if there is no deal tax increases kick in, smaller pay checks for most americans. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> absolutely. >> the unknown. >> i would not do the emotional shopping. it would be more the need. instead of the want. >> less spending, a rapid hit to the economy. >> february when we see the january sales tax receipts we may see a dip. >> reporter: california could be back to a big budget deficit. >> that could translate into a hit of $11 billion over two years. >> reporter: all of that could be avoided if a deal in washington is reached tonight.
processing the scone for the next couple of hours. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> there are new developments today in efforts to keep the country from going over the fiscal cliff at midnight. president obama addressed the nation and said a resolution is within sight. kyla campbell joins us from washington with the issues that still remain unresolved good afternoon, kyla. >> reporter: david, i just got off the phone with senate officials and they say there's no word yet on a possible vote today. with the hours ticking away, president obama came out to say a deal is in sight but it's not yet complete. vice president joe biden took over negotiations with mitch mcconnell yesterday after talks stalled between senate leaders. now, mcconnell said just minutes ago he wants to move forward on the tax offer and the latest democratic offer is to raise taxes on households making more than $450,000 a year. but there's still disagreements about spending cuts. >> that has been a good faith negotiation. we all want to protect tax payers. and can get it done now. >> we
the road open for this afternoon's commute. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> there's word of other water main breaks. east bay m.u.d. said a 6-inch pipe started to leak at 6th and berkeley. they expect that to beicks fixed -- they expect that to be fixed at 1:00 p.m. and water workers had no estimate how long it would take to repair another main break, this one in oakland at westview drive and vicente place. meanwhile, repair crews in concord worked all night to fix the fourth water main break on mount de's blob road. officials say no -- mt. diablo road and finished repairing that break about an hour ago. >>> a freeze warning was in effect for the north bay valleys. the bank thermometer read a chilly 29. residents bundled up as they headed out the door. >> we buy some coffee. >> reporter: pretty cold? >> yeah. >> i got sweater and -- i got my jacket -- >> reporter: four. >> four layers. >> reporter: now layers? >> yes. >> other chilly spots were santa rosa, napa, livermore, redwood city and morgan hill. steve is coming up in a bit to let us know when we'
skies, we have ktvu channel 2 morning news continuing. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> and i am claudine wong in for pam cook. mark is here for steve and i am liking your forecast. >>> we have been advertising a break-in the rain and as far as temperatures, we are off to a cool start in the of 40s. more cloud cover this morning. >>> i am tracking some more shower chances and i will have more on that in a few minutes. tara has an update on traffic. good morning tara. >>> this is a live look at 880, a lot more folks are out on the roadways this morning and this is a look at 237 near milpitas, traffic is moving on the right- hand side, let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news. christian captain is there and what are police saying? >> well, the number one thing is that there were no officers injured. >> reporter: the one suspect in this case is dead. it's still a very active investigation on creek side drive. walnut creek police said it was a domestic
, starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we tried increase in fines, we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders, but we need to do more to save lives. >> turning to high tech to crack down on repeat drunk driving offenders, that is one of the top stories this noontime. >>> good afternoon, i am tara moriarty, in today for tori campbell. >>> we begin today with a deadly morning in oakland, hours after the city announced a plan to make streets safer. >>> within a two hour timeframe this morning two people were shot and killed and a third person stabbed to death. ktvu's alex savage is live with more. >> reporter: after the homicides it is 530, 5 of them justified from carding to the department, still more than last year and so far no arrests have been made. >>> the coroner carries the body of a woman out of this apartment this morning, found stabed to death inside one of the units here on walnut street. a neighbor called 911 around 2:30 this morning. an officer showed up to find the woman with several stab wounds. >> just a bunch of arguing and y
but it has no estimate on what day that might be. >>> we're going to turn now to ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin who's been monitoring all of these storms and which places are getting reallily soaked. >> it came down for some time. it was steady and sometime in the afternoon it really started to hammer. take a look at the last few hours and you can see that over the last few hours those oranges and reads down in the santa clara valley that's when it was really coming down. you can see by the oakland area, by skyline boulevard you have some light showers there. some showers down around san leandro we head out toward beach front boulevard near belmont. you see showers there. how about roson avenue getting heavy activity. at least toward campbell. but as we worked our way toward evergreen and san felipe road you see significant rainfall on these bands. you touch on here an we show you rainfall bands at .2 an hour. that's significant rain and you head down toward the corridor and gilroy. they were getting hammered for a time today this evening and now they're getting a little bit of a br
thinks that's only part of the solution. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a trip to the beach turned deadly for a couple walking their dog at point reyes national seashore. the u.s. coast guard and marin county fire crews recovered the body of a 59-year-old man from the water. marin fire tells us the husband and wife were swept into the water this afternoon. people helped the woman to shore but the man was pulled out to sea bey the strong waves. a helicopter and lifeboat searched for the man for hours before recovering his body just before nightfall. >>> a vote is set to take place tonight in the u.s. house on a deal to save the government from its plummet off its fiscal cliff. ktvu's scott mcfarlane is in our washington, d.c. bureau with late details. scott. >> reporter: yeah, if this bill this 150-page bill, is approved by the u.s. house, it is poised to be law, and a tax hike is averted for nearly everyone who earns less than $450,000 a year. but at this moment, passage of the bill is not guaranteed. they won't let our cameras inside the room in the basement of the capitol
into effect next year, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning everybody, it is thursday december 27th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> and i am claudine wong in for pam cook, it is nice to have a little bit of a break from that rain. >>> we just have some cloud cover to deal with this morning and we have more that will not interfere with rain showers. we have more up to the north notice there is a chance for a few sprinkles drifting into mendocino county but we have partly cloudy skies and temperatures are warming back up into the mid-50s, here is a look at traffic, good morning tara. >>> we don't know what traffic will be like if a lot of folks have the day off or if they are continuing christmas vacation but so far it looks pretty busy and you can see traffic is flowing well as you make your way towards foster city, and that's about it, 5:01 we will head back to the desk. >>> there has been a police shooting in walnut creek. it happened near an elementary school as well as 580. >> we are here in walnut creek, still a very
and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in court today and tells us for the first time the district attorney talked about a possible motive. >> cameras were not allowed in this san francisco courtroom as prosecutorred announced a sixth suspect in a brutal beating and homicide in which two victims were left beaten and gagged. katherine uong described as a felon nicknamed killer is the first to be charged with the killing. an 18-year-old woman was found with reed also severely beaten she is now recovering. george gascon today signaled a motive. >> it appears there may be some relationship to the fraudulent use of credit cards. >> reporter: gascon says investigators found blank credit cards, label makers and a list of numbers and security codes in this house. it's the same house police say the suspects went to to remove bloody carpet from an suv. a supporters of one of the suspects told the district attorney, i hope you die, i don't like you. >> we're dealing with people that are not hesitant to kill someone. >> reporter: katherine uon
. firefighters are working to get that water turned off. ktvu news crew has been there since 4:30. we're going to get a live update. a new update coming up at 5:30. >>> happening now as we were just talking about it's freezing cold around most of the bay area right now. with some temperatures dropping into the 30s and even the 20s. ktvu tara moriarty is live in walnut creek with more on the freeze warning. how cold is it there? >> 29 degrees. and you can really feel it. it's cold. it was 30 degrees when we first arrived but it's dropped a degree here on the bank sign here. is a freeze warning is in effect for your north bay valleys and mountains until 9:00 this morning. and a frost advisory in place for bay side cities in santa clara valley. temperatures are frigid in livermore, redwood city, napa. be advised it's a spare the air day. even though it's cold it's illegal to light fire logs or pellets. coming up a little bit later we'll tell you how much it's supposed to get what the temperature will be like a little bit later today. live from walnut creek i'm tara moriarty. >>> time now 5:01. is
that is surprisingly soldiering on despite the weather. reporting live in palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the main system is going through right now we've had light steady rain all day. accumulations have been light until now. now we're starting to see the system moving in. you can see the yellows firing up. we have a couple live frames right there. yellows and reds. it's hitting pretty hard right now. this is the strongest dynamics in this storm. so out toward hayward, out toward san mateo you have significant rain. castro valley is raining hard, it's raining hard over by historia road. as we head south a little bit. out toward fremont and mission creek we're seeing heavy rain. it's going to be a brief bout of heavy rain but it's coming down hard in these areas, san jose downtown right here. if you're out and about or your going out to dinner you have heavy rain in evergreen, by ellen rock and willie glen. we'll switch out here to where fowler was in palo alto, mountain view and the drizzle is on. we've seen .1 to .3 of an inch to a half inch. but they could get some accumulation
and how the sales look. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, it is december 26th, thanks for waking up with us, i am claudine wong. >> let's take a quick look at weather, he is in for steve. >> in fact, you will need the umbrella and we say that with 100% confidence because they are paying us a visit. all of a sudden, a downpour is moving into the region and that's what we have right here out towards san francisco with those darker shades of green. coming up, we will break up the timeframe and we will have your weekend forecast as well. tara? >>> traffic is moving well on to the mcarthur maze and on to the bay bridge toll plaza and it is wet out there so definitely give yourself some extra time and take it easy definitely. it is 5:00 on the nose let's head back to the desk. >>> a car slammed into the utility pole of 73 road off interstate i-80. power was knocked out to several people and power is not expected to return until mid- morning. police continue to search for the people who ran from the scene. >>> the attack happened on willie avenue. our reporter alex s
>>> there was an overnight rescue on mount tam and ktvu's brian flores has the exclusive video for you and we have new information. >>> the u.s. senate passes an 11th-hour bill to avert the fiscal cliff. this morning, it's the house of representatives' turn. >>> stanford fans are counting down the hours to today's big game. we have live coverage from pasadena on the 2013 rosebowl. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, january 1st, first day of 2013. >>> topping our news -- hundreds of thousands of people gathered along san francisco's waterfront at midnight to ring in the new year. but it was a holiday celebration marred by violence. ktvu's alex savidge tells us a 12-year-old boy was among three people who were shot. alex? >> reporter: well, as thousands packed the waterfront last night, someone opened fire here on embarcadero close to pier 2. a total of two people shot here. one of them a 12-year-old boy. he was hit in the foot but is expected to be okay. now, this happen
've been following since 4:30 this morning. a water main break on jackson. ktvu's alex savidge was first on the scene and joins us to tell us when crews expect to have the water shut off. it was supposed to be at 7:00. but that's no longer the case? >> reporter: that's correct. the time frame, obviously being pushed back. it's a very complicated process from what i understand as they are still trying to isolate where the break is on this underground water line and what those workers are doing from the city of hayward's water department, they are checking the valves near this intersection trying to see which one of them will shut off the water. obviously they haven't found it yet. lanes of traffic are closed down. more of them have opened up. so cars are coming through. this is jackson and santa clara streets. as you can see, it's right near the ent transto 880 -- entrance to 880. water is still running down the street. this is what it looked like when this 12-inch line ruptured. firefighters were called in to cut off the flow of water. it wasn't a simple fix. so apparently, the water dep
. live in dc, scott mack far land, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> like the rest of the nation, people here in the bay area have been watching fiscal cliff negotiations with interest. here aes a lg of opinions from customers today. >> i think it's absolutely ridiculous that they can't come to some terms. >> they've not only known about it, they created it. it's ridiculous. >> i think it's a good thing they're taking their time and trying to make the right choice. i want to believe that they're doing the best job they can. >> and you can go to ktvu.com to stay aprides of what's happening on capitol hill. we posted a special tab at our home page including a link that provides details highlighting the deal. >>> two people were kill and had a third is hospitalized after a speeding car smashed into a san franciscoly core store this morning. police say officer pulled over a black impala linked to a report of gunfire. that car took off then crashed into a white toyota at high speed on south van ness near 21st. this surveillance video shows the toyota hitting the store. police say a woman in that c
the rain at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we received a 911 call. there was screaming on the line. >> it started as a domestic violence call and ended with officers firing their weapons and the suspect dead. >>> good afternoon, i am claudine wong in for tory campbell. >>> topping our news at this hour we are learning more about that fatal officer-involved shooting in walnut creek, officers responded to the apartments on creekside drive and we are there live with new information on this investigation. >> reporter: the incident actually happened further back in the apartment complex but you can see they still have a large area roped off with crime tape while though continue to process the scene. walnut creek police say this started with a panicked 911 call at 3:15 this morning. they say they could hear screaming in the background, officers responded to a unit at the diablo point apartments where they were met by an armed man. they are giving few details about what happened next only that they felt threatened and fi
to the hospital including the teenagers inside the car. ktvu's jade hernandez is live in concord with what police suspect the driver may have been doing right before the crash, jade. >> reporter: well ken this impact shook this funeral chapel so hard that everyone inside thought there had been an earthquake. there's deep gashes in the ground. the front of the building is boarded up and there's a pile of debris still out front. but what you can't see is how close one man says he claim to not ringing in the new year. at first glance there was the nose of the chevy nova. it was sticking aout of -- out of the chap -l and debris was everywhere. with the arms around those who had been ushered outside of the side room was inside, they were grateful. >> literally sends after i had been in the side room, the car careened into the building. >> reporter: inside the funeral home the car struck a man who lingered in the foyer before services began. sending the 62-year-old to the hospital as well. >> there's significant damage inside the building that goes into the foyer of the chapel. the second driver who w
without a hitch. reporting live ktvu channel 2 news. >> now to the east bay. it has reopened during a two- car crash that killed a mm woman and her dog. the investigators shut down the road for several hours. you can see the severely damaged vehicles in this video. the victim is only identified as a female from richmond. the highway patrol says a 20- year-old man driving an suv crossed the centerren line and hit the woman's car head on. >> the bay area sense rain showers again today but the stormy weather has tapered off and moveed east. weather says the next rain is expected friday night an saturday. , however, it is not forecast to be as heavy as we seen in the past few days. a lot of people are still dealing with storm damage. kara went looking for trouble spots today and they were easy to find. >> just shocked because i didn't hear anything at all. >> reporter: a rude awakening the morning after a rainy christmas night. >> i was coming out here to dump the garbage and this was the first thing i saw. >> reporter: her neighbor's tree came top ling down into here yard. burried beneath it
the road and cal fire developed a rescue plan in case of the flooding at the reservoir. robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the head of the bay area based rainforest action network has died in a swimming accident. >> it was called an inconvenient truth. now it is an inconvenient reality. sometimes ... >> this activist worked to fight climb at change, protect forests and promote clean energy. she drowned. there are plans to hold a public memorial service in san francisco at a date yet to be announced. >>> a wide array of champagne in a small neighborhood store is one sign that new year's eve is almost here. how san diego is getting ready. >>> at muni's 100th an versary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late -- anniversary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late night accident, we were just told both people died. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours
problem that could simply derail everything. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> this video shows the moment of impact as a car slams into another car, sending it through the front of a liquor store, killing a pedestrian who was just walking by. it all started with gunshots fired at a housing project in san francisco's mission district. david stevenson live in the city. the new surveillance video you obtained from the owner of that corner store. >> reporter: that's right. the crash, gasia, had some surveillance video that was taken in the store behind me but the crash happened right here just after 8:00 a.m. it sent the cars spinning onto the sidewalk and crashing right into the storefront. this surveillance video shows the devastating impact of a deadly crash in san francisco's mission district this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with a report of shots fired from a car parked at a public housing complex on valencia and 15th. police pulled over the driver of this black chevy. >> as officers approached t
eve. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. it is monday december 31st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there. you'll need a few minutes to warm up the car. >> for most. there is a couple inland definitely. some 40s near the city and around the bay. inland there is a lot of 30s and upper 20s. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. that system coming in will spin in higher clouds. upper 40s low 50s. here is tara. >> thanks steve. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic moving nicely into san francisco. and this is a look at the san mateo bridge where you can see the same story. traffic on the right heading toward the foster city. opposite side toward hayward. let's head over to dave and tori. >>> now we are hearing from neighbors in san francisco. those that were awakened by an early morning house fire and broken gas line. ktvu alex savidge is at the scene and i know you have video of flames shooting up from this broken pipe that you will only see right here on channel 2. goo
and about the deals. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, it is wednesday december 26th, i am brian flores. >> and i am claudine wong, dave and pam have the morning off, mark, it sounds like a little bit of everything is out there. >>> yes, rainfall coverage has been increasing parts of the bay area and we have some downpours and you will notice them in at least the next hour or so. you can see some of the heavier cells in parts of the santa cruz mountains and there is probably a thunderstorm so we are talking about the probability of hail in vallejo. we have an update now on the wet roadways with tara, good morning, tara. >>> traffic is flowing nicely into berkeley at the mcarthur maze on the right-hand side. definitely give yourself some extra time, 6:00 on the nose, let's head back to the desk. >>> workers heading back to work could face a tricky commute. lorraine blanco is live at the bay bridge toll plaza with more on that. >> reporter: the rain has been spotty throughout the morning and we are here at the bay bridge toll plaza san right now traffic is
. reporting live in fremont, matt keller, ktvu. >>> the highway patrol has wrapped up their investigation into a party bus accident that killed a woman. this week chp investigators reported their findings. >> the people that were involved are uncooperative so we had to try to piece things together with you know, without having the cooperation that we needed. >> there is no word on when the da will decide whether or not to file charges. >>> oakland police say a very detailed surveillance video may help catch a trail of burglars who broke into a condo complex. the surveillance video here shows one man that looked straight into the camera. he broke into the complex on adam's point. another shows him walking in with two other men. doesn't appear the trio took anything but residents worry that they'll return. >> the count with opd not being able to respond because they are so overstaffed and it's a super dangerous situation. >> the first man with the neck tattoo has been committing property crimes in the area for quite some time. his face was on a flier that was posted around the neighborhood
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
this is ktvu channel 2. >> the rain is still coming down, storm watch coverage includes what's happening today in the snowy sierra. we start on storm watch. heavy rain off and on throughout the morning. >> reporter: quick moving downpours hit the area making for slick roadways but the police say that there haven't been to many accidents, traffic has been light because of the holiday week. most areas got less than a quarter inch of rain. >>> in the sierra winter storm warning in effect at this hour. sugar bowl reported that one to two feet of snow fell overnight. the current storm is expected to bring up to five feet of new now. the decisions are prompting chain restrictions. the winter storm warning is expected to remain in effect through ten tonight. >>> and the coverage has been decreasing on the radar. still, some strong cells, especially across the southern third of the bay area. right now on the maps as you can see on the sweep we will come in, take a closer look, the bright yellows and reds lining up with increasing rain. around morgan hill and the 101, increase in the rainfall rates, t
that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curbside gas valve right outside the home. that's why you see pg&e crews still doing last-minute repair work to patch up the road where they had to dig things up to access that line. that second fire coming from the gas line certainly made things difficult for firefighters this morning, as the fire ripped through both floors of the home, and flames from the natural gas line shot 15 feet in the air. the homeowners had to wait for the pg&e to turn off the gas line. this started around 1:00 on the 100 block of athens street. there were four people inside the home at the time of the fire. two of them were sent to the hospital with possible smoke inhalation. a neighbor i talked with this morning told me he feels lucky this fire didn't spread to his house next door. >> grateful, you know, it was pretty smoky downstairs wh
looks like they'll actually warm up a little bit. time for the second hour of the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to wednesday, january 2nd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong in pam cook this morning. let's start off with that quick look at your weather and traffic. steve, we can't stop talking about the cold temperatures out there. >> well, yeah. 27 is cold. 26 is cold. not as bad near the coast or the bay but still frost advisory or freeze warning out. i have seen 26, 27 outside of sonoma. look at that concord 29. fairfield 27. napa 29. there is cold numbers but it will be sunny today and a little bit warmer. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a live look at downtown san jose. northbound 280 coming right through. you can see the traffic is moving along very nicely all the way into the silicon valley or into the west valley. let's move along and take a look at westbound 92 that looks good. now back to the desk. >>> time now 6:01 developing news we've been on this since 4:30. there is a water main break in hayward. ktvu alex savidge was there fi
for tonight's big fireworks display. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> more details now. pyrotechnic experts say they're ready for tonight's big show. they spent today, filling in firework shells. the shells are set with computerized fuses, so that they go off exactly as planned for the synchronized show. it's all free, and as christian mentioned, it's set to last for about 15 minutes. >>> the traditional ball drop in new york city took place just about an hour ago. officials estimate more than 1 million people from all over the world crammed into several blocks around times square. there were so many people you couldn't get close enough to see it. this year, there were no food vendors, or public toilets. security was set to be extremely tight. san francisco isn't the only new year party spot. at 10:20, how people in san jose are celebrating, and how restaurants and bars are trying to make the most of the holiday crowd. >> stay tuned after this broadcast for fox's new years special. new year's live. again, that's tonight at 11:00 right after this newscast. >>> on the peninsula, police officers are tr
facebook users and homeowners. >>> and many will get paychecks in this new year, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, happy new year's, happy new year's. good morning, i am dave clark, january 1st, 2013. >> and let's begin with a look at weather and traffic, it is definitely chilly out there, steve. >> temperatures are 30s for most but we have a system producing mostly partly cloudy skies and it is spinning going over the mother load and it might give us a few showers and 50s on the temperatures and it is a cold night, here is tara. >>> here is a look at the east shore freeway, traffic is moving along nicely on the mcarthur maze and on the right- hand side along berkeley, traffic is also looking good. coming up, we will tell you about metered parking in san francisco, let's head back to the desk. >>> thousands celebrated at the annual fireworks show at san francisco's waterfront but it was a holiday celebration marched by -- marred by violence and we understand a 12-
the gap of interstate 08245 covers the summit. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the rain in the bay hear has had a big impact on the snow in the sierra. officials save the content of the snow pack is 146% of normal for this time of year. the snow pack provides a third of the water supply for homes, farms and industries in california. the first official snow survey is scheduled for next week. >>> a fatal accident closed pap lo road this afternoon. the highway patrol says the chevy trail blazer going north crossed the center line and hit a car coming the other way. a woman from richmond and her dog died in the passat. the driver of the trail blazer, a man in his 20s suffered a broken arm in the collision. >>> santa rosa police are investigating the death of a 70 year old woman who was found in a pond at a condominium complex this morning. a man found the body at the wood lake complex off eulupa avenue north when he came to clean up from a party. he recognized the woman as his neighbor. neither lived at the condo complex. police say there were no obvious signs showing how that woman di
. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed $24 million in spe
are developing here, getting ready for tonight's big fireworks display. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> more details now. pyrotechnic experts say they're ready for tonight's big show. they spent today, filling in firework shells. the shells are set with computerized fuses, so that they go off exactly as planned for the synchronized show. it's all free, and as christian mentioned, it's set to last for about 15 minutes. >>> the traditional ball drop in new york city took place just about an hour ago. officials estimate more than 1 million people from all over the world crammed into several blocks around times square. there were so many people you couldn't get close enough to see it. this year, there were no food vendors, or public toilets. security was set to be extremely tight. san francisco isn't the only new year party spot. at 10:20, how people in san jose are celebrating, and how restaurants and bars are trying to make the most of the holiday crowd. >> stay tuned after this broadcast for fox's new years special. new year's live. again, that's tonight at 11:00 right after this newscast. >>> on the
savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is 5:03. firefighters continue to look for answers in an apartment fire that killed a couple and their young granddaughter. the fire started saturday night just after 11:00 at a two story apartment building on bridge port court. 56-year-old bomaro his wife and their four-year-old granddaughter kira died in the fire. more than 50 other people were displaced and now being helped by the red cross. janine de la vega will have a live report coming up at 5:30. >>> time is 5:03. just about 16 hours from right now the u.s. economy will go over the fiscal cliff unless congress and the white house can work out a last minute deal. if there is no new budget deal by midnight tonight east coast time income tax rates will go up for all americans. coming up at 5:15 the two men leading the last minute negotiations. >>> the chp is trying to figure out what led up to a crash that killed a motorcycle rider in concord last night. it happened just before 6:30 on kicker pass road. the chp says no other cars were involved and it's unclear why the driver lost control. >>> th
ktvu channel 2 news. >>> analysts say if the country goes over the fiscal shift it could send the economy back if into a recession. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to return to work next week. a specksman for clinton says she continues to recooperate at home. doctors say clinton contracted a stomach virus earlier this month and became dehydrated and fainted. >>> the sonoma county sheriffs office will continue its search today for a possible plane crash. an eyewitness reported seeing smoke coming from a distressed aircraft in the hills. search crews combed that area but have found nothing. >>> the military is investigating a fighter jet that went down near fresno know. the plane crashed during a routine training mission yesterday afternoon. that about 100 east of fresno. the jet was flying between 12,000 own 15,000 feet at the time of the emergency. and the pilot ejected safely. >> there are no new one. >> no one was hurt on the ground. >>> time now 5:14. the city of san francisco has a new plan to increase pedestrian safety. starting earlier next year never
are going up. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed
is not welcome and they see this as an insult. >>> there is a debate on capitol hill and ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, welcome to morning news, it is tuesday january 1st, 2013 and i am in for pam cook. >> let's check your weather and traffic. it didn't seem as cold when i helped -- stepped outment it will be a cool and breezy day and these showers are confined to the santa cruz mountains. it will be leaving some very cool air in place so cool chilly and breezy here is tara. >>> this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and in san mateo no problems to report here, coming up we will have an accident and it is up to 1 t1 miles per hour -- 21 miles per hour. >>> one shooting injured a child on the embarcadero near pier 23 around 11:30 last night. a 12-year-old boy was shot in his foot and a man was grazed in the hip and another shooting at fisherman's wharf shot a man in the hand. the suspects in both cases got away. police recorded make 10 arrests and others were arrested for other crimes which police did not specify. and another 15
going up? it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> and good morning, everybody it's monday, december 31st new years eve i'm brian flores pam cook has the day off. it's definitely cold out there. let's go to steve paul son. i had to use an old credit card to scrape the windshield. >> wow. make sure it's an old one. it will be a mostly sunny day on the chilly side. upper 40s and low 50s. here is tara. >>> thanks. we did have quite a bit of ice out there. i had to scrape my windshield as well. this is a lack at the east -- this is a look at the east shore freeway. traffic is moving along very nicely there. and on the opposite direction. 101 through san francisco looks really good. traffic on the right heading toward sfo no delays. back to brian. >>> we begin with developing news from san francisco, a short time ago pg&e crews capped a gas like at the scene of an overnight house fire. alex savidge is in san francisco with video of flames shooting from that gas line. alex. >> reporter: i can also tell you two people were sent to the hospital after this early morning hour fire. h
dozen states that already require iids show that they do work. live in east palo alto, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> an agreement to the fiscal cliff now appears up to mitch mcconnel and harry reed. while the president said the meeting was constructive he added if congress can't reach a deal he will ask senator reed to at least propose a basic package. >> one that protects the middle class from an income tax hike, extends the vital lifeline of unemployment insurance to 2 million americans looking for a job. and lays the ground work for future corporation by more economic growth and deficit reduction. >>> with no agreement on the fiscal cliff extended unemployment benefits expire tomorrow for 24,000 unemployed californians. one woman says she's been out of work for two years. she said if it weren't for the long term unemployment benefits she doesn't know how she would get by. >> not being able to put food on table. not being able to pay my bills. >> those individuals and families are on their own to figure out how they're going to have an income until they have go on and have a job again. >
was not a sport it was a means for waging war. in 2001, ktvu's bob mackenzie brought us the story of the legendary tenth mountain division. >> reporter: in their time they were legendary soldiers. the men of the tenth mountain division could ski, climb mountains, use stealth and hit hard and fast. >> i think it was the best fighting force, it was the only fighting force that i experienced and i can't imagine any fighting force being any better. >> reporter: 60 years later some of the tenth mountaineers get together. sometimes they tell war stories sometimes as a way as exorcises the ghost. >> when we passed him, his brains were just laying out on the ground it was a horrible sight. >> reporter: in 1939 at the outbreak of world war ii, adolph hitler began conquering the nations one by one. when president roosevelt enforced the idea of the fighting force the newly formed tenth mountain division began to train. most were college men already skiers or mountain climbers, athletes by inclination and many had the naive idea that the training was going to be fun. >> you had to learn to cope with the altit
. >> reporter: she and 1.2 million other americans in those shoes. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the fiscal cliff, 1.2 million americans will lose their long term unemployment benefits the a deal can't be reached. a big deal of those people live in california. in the bay area we found there are more than 22,000 people in alameda and contra costa county who would lose their benefits. >>> the national association of realtors says its index of pending home sales rose 1.5% in november to its highest levels in 2-1/2 years. the index came in at 106.4. 100 is the minimum level considered to be healthy. >>> on wall street today the looming fiscal cliff deadline pushed stocks lower. the dow fell 158 points. >>> two deaths in five hours, it was an especially deadly night in oak land. help is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evi
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